As the use of and reliance on information technology becomes ever more pervasive in society, the targeting and exploitation of computer systems has also become increasingly common. With over one in four people in the world using the Internet, knowing how to stay safe online is becoming increasingly important.

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Campaign led by The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to help users stay safer online. It includes customizable materials (posters, flyers, banners etc.) that have been deployed by hundreds of enterprises and NGOs worldwide.
Europol's cybercrime-prevention guides contain information that can help citizens protect themselves and their property.
Europol's public campaign to help police officers trace the origin (location/country) of objects that appear in images with sexually explicit material involving minors and speed up investigations.
No More Ransom (NMR) is an initiative by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, the National High Tech Crime Unit of the Netherlands’ police and McAfee to help victims of ransomware retrieve their encrypted data without having to pay to the criminals.
Better Internet for Kids (BIK) and the #SaferInternet4EU are EU Commission-funded initiatives aimed at creating a better Internet for Europe's children and youth. Safer Internet Centres have developed educational resources to help teachers, parents and children to discover the online word safely.
INHOPE is an active and collaborative global network of Hotlines, dealing with illegal content online and committed to stamping out child sexual abuse from the Internet.
“Through the Wild Web Woods” is an online game for teaching basic Internet safety in a fun and friendly fairy tale environment. The game is based on the Council of Europe's Internet Literacy Handbook.
The UK Commonwealth Cyber Security Programme aims to deliver free, accessible, up-to-date and comprehensive advice about staying safe online, to the people and businesses of the Caribbean.
ChildSafeNet is raising awareness on protecting children and young people online.
SWITCH's "Hack The Hacker" is a hands-on security awareness experience. In the style of an escape room, the participants have to solve puzzles in an analog game environment as a team.
Cyber4Schools is an initiative of the Cyber Security Engagement Team For The East Midlands, in the UK. It contains resources for schools, students and parents, as well as games and challenges with the aim of promoting a culture of cyber safety.
Protecting children online: 6 short videos by Elizabeth Milovidov


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